Faculty Portrait

Contact Information

Name: Steve Homan

Title: Lecturer in Music

Email: sphoman@sbcglobal.net

Courses Taught : Applied Music - Guitar (jazz), Jazz Combos


Steve Homan has performed professionally for over 30 years with such jazz artists as Howard Alden, Herb Ellis, Jimmy Smith, Joe Williams, Ed Thigpen, Hugh Masakela, Art Van Damme, Anita O'Day, Joey Calderazo, Mel Martin, Diane Schuur and The Nelson Riddle Concert Orchestra. Steve has also appeared on recordings with Anita O'Day and Pete Jolly and Vibraphonist Gene Estes. In addition, Homan has performed, composed and arranged music on CDs featuring The Delbert Bump Jazz Organ Trio and a tribute to the great jazz guitar/piano duets in collaboration with Joe Gilman.

In 1998 Steve performed at The Glasgow International Jazz Festival in Scotland with Jazz Organ Legend Jimmy Smith. He has performed for the 1998 and 2000 Jazz Ambassadors program held at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Also as a part of this program, Steve completed music tours thoughout Africa , where he performed and conducted jazz workshops which were featured on radio and television programs in over 12 countries. In 2003, Steve was a featured performer with The Cosumnes River College Jazz Orchestra at The North Sea Jazz Festival with additional performances in Amsterdam, Paris and England .

Steve currently holds adjunct teaching positions at Cosumnes River College and American River College in addition to his duties with the Sac State Jazz Studies program. Steve also maintains a private teaching studio and teaches at several regional summer jazz camp programs including The Jazzmasters Workshop Jazz Guitar Series, the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Camp and The Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp.